• Aaron Hartman
    The Minnesota Supreme Court Weighs in on Non-Compete Clauses

    By Aaron Hartman In the recent case of Sysdyne Corporation v. Brian Rousslang, et. al., 860 N.W.2d 347 (Minn. 2015), the Minnesota Supreme Court held that tortious interference with a non-compete agreement may be “justified” by a...

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  • Philip J. Kaplan
    Developing Stories: A Primer on Building Height Restrictions

    By Phil Kaplan   With all the new construction in Minneapolis, building heights have been hot topics of conversation lately. Two recent newsmakers come to mind. Developer Alex Duval raised eyebrows in December 2014 when he proposed...

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  • Courtland Merrill
    The Rise and Fall of Business Method Patents

    By Courtland Merrill A reversal of fortune has occurred concerning business method patents. Historically, patents were awarded in connection with tangible things, not ways of doing business or marketing concepts. Until the second half of the 20th...

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  • Janel M Dressen
    LLC Members Beware: Your Statutory Right to Information Is About to Change

    By Janel Dressen As the electronic age has vastly expanded the scope and amount of information available to the Internet surfing public about any random topic at the touch of a few buttons, the Minnesota Legislature has...

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  • Brooke Anthony
    When a Lawyer Needs a Lawyer

    Brooke D. Anthony An attorney walks into his partner’s office with a concerned look on his face. He closes the door and begins to discuss an active case. “Here is what happened. What would you do? What...

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  • Vincent Louwagie
    Minnesota Public Benefit Corporation: Vehicle for Public Good or Abuse?

    By Vincent Louwagie Starting Jan. 1, 2015, Minnesota will have a new business entity that is already available in over 20 other states: the public benefit corporation. A public benefit corporation is intended to be a socially-...

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  • Philip J. Kaplan
    In Defense of Appraisers: Strategies for Minimizing Appraiser Liability Risk

    By Philip J. Kaplan Real estate appraisers should be comfortable in a courtroom. They serve as expert witnesses in a variety of legal proceedings. But sometimes, appraisers find themselves in the wrong seat. Instead of sitting on...

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  • Steve Kerbaugh
    You’re on Notice: Twiqbal Not The Pleading Standard in Minnesota

    By Steve Kerbaugh The Minnesota Supreme Court recently decided an important issue affecting the opportunity for plaintiffs to have their claims heard in court. The question before the Supreme Court was: does a claim need to be...

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  • Steven Phillips Anthony Ostlund
    So, You Need to Retain an Expert Witness?

    By Steven Phillips Your testifying experts are often the most important witnesses in the case. And, the experts you retain may often be the best source for understanding your opponent’s best case arguments. Given this, the process...

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  • Cory D. Olson
    Sometimes You Can Fight City Hall

    By Cory D. Olson South Minneapolis has a problem. It’s an enviable one, as far as problems go. But it’s a problem nonetheless. On account of good schools, popular attractions, and vicinity to downtown and the chain...

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